The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant consideration" of the circumstances but without explaining further.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:45 PM

A walk to support law enforcement held last month in downtown Rolla drew more than 100 participants, and now another walk is planned, with the organizer hoping for another large turnout.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:43 PM

High energy make up for low attendance of adoptable children

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:40 PM

A Rolla man was sentenced to 15 years in prison following convictions in July for two counts of domestic assault.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:39 PM

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, which is Oct. 4-10 this year, two local fire departments are hosting open houses Saturday, Oct. 3.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:38 PM

An attorney for a troubled and developmentally delayed teenager accused of attempting to rape his adoptive sister argued to the Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday that he unfairly faces being listed on the adult sexual offender registry.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:37 PM

The University of Missouri has joined a nationwide coalition dedicated to making it easier for high school students to apply for college.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:36 PM

A former east-central Missouri sheriff's deputy facing statutory rape and corruption charges now is being sued in federal court by a woman who claims he drugged her in a hotel room and sexually assaulted her in 2012.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:34 PM

Former longtime Missouri state Sen. Harold Caskey, a staunch advocate for education and gun rights, died Thursday following complications related to Parkinson's disease, his wife said. He was 77.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:33 PM

Businessman and Katy Trail patron Edward "Ted" Jones was honored Friday in the Missouri Capitol.

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 7:22 PM

The East Central Area Literacy Council in partnership with East Central College (ECC) is seeking individuals interested in serving as tutors for adult education and English language acquisition classes offered in Rolla.

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